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WHO: World Sets Record Daily Jump in Coronavirus Cases

The world saw a record 24-hour increase in the number of coronavirus cases Saturday - 212,326, the World Health Organization ...

Springbok 'bomb squad': Is THIS the man for Flo vacancy?

The 35-year-old Bath loose forward, a 76-cap veteran of the international scene, has now retired from all rugby.Of the match-day ...

More than 2 000 Covid-19 patients fill Gauteng hospitals

The report further said that 151 of those patients are currently ventilated, while a further 493 patients are on oxygen.Cumulatively, ...

French Rugby Federation approves loss-showing budget

The French Rugby Federation (FFR) on Saturday approved a budget for the 2020/21 season showing a €5.6 million deficit as ...

Mpumelelo Mkhabela | The trouble with South Africa

President Nelson Mandela emphasised the need for African leaders to self-introspect. President Thabo Mbeki took the theme further in an ...

Mississippi Could Drop Jim Crow-era Statewide Voting Process

JACKSON, MISS. - Mississippi just ditched its Confederate-themed state flag. Later this year, the state's voters will decide whether to ...

International

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Iran seeking return of 3 diplomats and journalist abducted in 1982

TEHRAN, Iran - Iran is rallying the international community in a bid to clarify the whereabouts, and return, of three ...

Afghans to farewell U.S. troops, as Taliban prepares to take over

LONDON, UK - The only element of the Afghan peace plan going according to schedule is the withdrawal of American ...

New Zealand's health minister quits over controversies

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - New Zealand Health Minister David Clark resigned Thursday after recent controversies surrounding his handling of the ...

U.S. court orders seizure of gas shipments destined for Venezuela

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. government has filed a forfeiture complaint and warrant against four Iranian vessels travelling to Venezuela ...

45,000 U.S. National Guards members helping in fight against Covid-19

Some 120,000 members of the U.S. National Guard have responded this year to natural disasters - floods in Michigan, wildfires ...

Trump projecting confidence, election still four months away

WASHINGTON, DC - Amid plummeting poll numbers and mounting pressure over his handling of the pandemic, Black Lives Matter protests ...